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More restrictions imposed as Covid-19 deaths globally pass 1.5 million

More restrictions imposed as Covid-19 deaths globally pass 1.5 million The coronavirus pandemic has reached a grisly milestone—1.5 million deaths worldwide.

High Court decision over puberty blockers will put trans young people at risk

High Court decision over puberty blockers will put trans young people at risk The High Court of Justice has just made a shocking and disastrous decision that reflects the poisonous atmosphere generated against trans people in recent times. It has reportedly left many young trans people distraught.

Tory plans for Covid-19 vaccine roll out already raise concerns

Tory plans for Covid-19 vaccine roll out already raise concerns The government’s announcement that a Covid-19 vaccine has been approved for use is a source of hope for millions of people across Britain.

Bosses snatch millions in dividends while they dole out job cuts

Bosses snatch millions in dividends while they dole out job cuts While poverty, food bank use and unemployment rocket, big bosses are once again cashing in on the pandemic.

Tories are friends of profit, not freedom

Tories are friends of profit, not freedom They just want to get profits flowing at all costs

Scared Tories decide not to hold public inquiry into killing of Pat Finucane

Scared Tories decide not to hold public inquiry into killing of Pat Finucane The family of murdered Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane say the government’s decision not to hold a public inquiry is an “insult”.

Handling of virus will mean millions more in poverty

30 November 2020
The economic crisis, exacerbated by the Tories’ mishandling of the pandemic, has plunged people into poverty.

Government builds racist anti-migrant offensives

30 November 2020
Tory home secretary Priti Patel declared she was “unapologetic” as she prepared to push through deportations and ramp up the repression of refugees trying to the English Channel. 

The Troublemaker—Top Met cop defends targeting ‘black lads’ for stop and search  

30 November 2020
London top cop Cressida Dick has claimed that stop and search tactics are saving the lives of young black men in London. This is because they are more likely to carry knives apparently. 

Can workers stop job cuts when the system’s in crisis?

30 November 2020
Bosses claim they ‘can’t afford’ to keep people on because of the crisis. There’s money—but it will take a fight to take it off the rich, writes Sadie Robinson

Letters—Free period products provision in Scotland is a win for women

27 November 2020
This week in Scotland marked a victory for grassroots campaigners who have fought a long battle for free and fair access to menstrual items.

Sunak savages workers as Tories signal new austerity assaults

25 November 2020
Although it is just the beginning, it is a clear signal that the Tories want working class people to bail out a system in crisis.

Fight Rishi Sunak’s pay attack on workers in public sector

24 November 2020
Tory chancellor Rishi Sunak is set to announce a fresh public sector pay cap this week as part of new budget plans.

Public vs private sector pay—don’t let them divide us 

24 November 2020
Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s spending review on Wednesday was set to assault every sector of workers. Leaks suggested he would not only curb pay for millions of public sector workers but also attack some of the lowest paid.

Tory plans won’t bring festive cheer

24 November 2020
The Tories are driving ordinary people to risk their lives so bosses can keep chasing profits. Boris Johnson has unveiled the new tier system set to be in place when England exits national lockdown next week. 

Man threatened with deportation flight to Jamaica says his life is on the line

22 November 2020
The Tories tried to deport John on the last Jamaica charter flight in February. Now he is scheduled to be removed on 2 December

Thousands of school and college students face anxiety over exams

22 November 2020
Over 700,000 students across England are due to take exams next summer. They have suffered months of disruption because of the pandemic.  

Tories play divide and rule to push through public sector pay freeze

20 November 2020
The Tories are preparing their latest attack on public sector workers. 

‘They are putting profit first’—residents in Hull speak out as virus cases soar

20 November 2020
Hull has become the worst-hit city by coronavirus in Britain. The week to 13 November saw 761 confirmed cases per 100,000 people. The second highest-hit place was Hartlepool, with 597.

Majority of teachers have worked in a school with homeless children

19 November 2020
Over half of teachers in Britain have worked at a school with children who were or became homeless in the past three years, according to a new study.

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